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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.


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by Archer, Jeffrey, 1940-
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence officers, Assassins, World politics
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by Krakauer, Jon
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Originally published: New York : Villard, c1996
Topics: Discovery And Exploration (General), Outdoor Life, Travel, Biography / Autobiography, Travel -...
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by Garwood, Julie
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By edict of the King, Alec Kincaid must take an English bride, and his choice, young Jamie Jamison, sees Alec as everything her heart warned her against--arrogant, good looking, and passionate
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Topics: Man-woman relationships, English fiction, United States
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by Wilder, Laura Ingalls, 1867-1957; Williams, Garth
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Revised edition, illustrated by Garth Williams, published in 1953
Topics: Juvenile Fiction, New York (State), Fiction, Classics, Children's Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,...
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In the tradition of Norman Mailer's "The Naked and the Dead" and James Jones's "The Thin Red Line," Marlantes tells the powerful and compelling story of a young Marine lieutenant, Waino Mellas, and his comrades in Bravo Company, who are dropped into the mountain jungle of Vietnam as boys and forced to fight their way into manhood
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, Vietnam War, 1961-1975
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by Beschloss, Michael R., author
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xi, 739 pages, 32 unnumbered pages of plates : 25 cm
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Topics: Presidents -- United States -- History, Political leadership -- United States -- History, Executive...
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by Caputo, Philip
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Autobiographical
Topics: Caputo, Philip, United States. Marine Corps, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Soldiers
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by Joseph Campbell
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Topics: Campbell, Joseph, 1904- -- Interviews, Myth, Religion historians -- United States -- Interviews
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by David Platt
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Topics: Christian life -- United States, Christianity and culture -- United States, American Dream --...
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by Griffin, W. E. B.
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The new novel in NYT bestselling Griffin's bestselling Corps series takes his marine heroes to Korea. Summary Griffin, author of the bestselling "Brotherhood of War, " takes his Marine heroes to Korea in the biggest Corps novel of them all. Filled with crackling realism, adventure, and rich characters that are his hallmarks, "Under Fire" is further proof, as Tom Clancy says, that "W.E.B. Griffin is a storyteller in the grand tradition."
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, Korean War, 1950-1953
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by Auel, Jean M
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The sequel to The Mammoth Hunters finds Ayla and Jondalar on their long journey returning to Jondalar's family. Courageous heroine Ayla and companion Jondalar leave the Mammoth Hunters and travel into the dark, spectacular lands of an unmapped world-always driven to reach a place that they can finally call home
Topics: Fantasy, Primitive societies, Prehistoric peoples, Glacial epoch, Fiction, English fiction, United...
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Includes index
Topics: Vann, John Paul, United States. Army, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Soldiers
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by Griffin, W. E. B
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps, World War, 1939-1945
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by Danielle Steel
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Topics: Traina, Nick, Steel, Danielle -- Family, Manic-depressive persons -- United States -- Biography,...
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by Portis, Charles; Tartt, Donna. aft
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First published in 1968
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Topics: Teenage girls, Fathers, United States marshals, Outlaws, Revenge, Western stories, Humorous fiction
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by Garwood, Julie
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Topics: United States marshals, Man-woman relationships, Love stories
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by Robert T. Kiyosaki
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Topics: Finance, Personal, Investments, Wealth -- Social aspects -- United States, Rich people -- United...
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by Stanton E. Samenow
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Topics: Criminals -- Rehabilitation -- United States., Juvenile delinquents -- Rehabilitation -- United...
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by Patterson, James
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Topics: Literature & Fiction -- World Literature -- United States -- African American, Mystery &...
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by William E. Butterworth (W.E.B.) Griffin
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, United States -- History,...
Includes bibliographical references (p. 373-378) and index
Topics: United States. Food and Drug Administration, États-Unis. Food and Drug Administration, United...
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by Baldacci, David
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Topic: United States. Army Criminal Investigation Command
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by Garwood, Julie; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: English fiction, United States
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by Baldacci, David
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Two Secret Service agents, one of them retired, have each had similar experiences losing presidential candidates while assigned to protect them. As the two discredited agents enter a maze of lies, secrets, and deadly coincidences, they uncover a shocking truth: that the separate acts of violence that shattered their lives were really a long time in the making --and are a long way from over
Topics: United States. Secret Service, Secret service
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Originally published: New York : Knopf, ©2005
Topics: U.S. History - Revolution And Confederation (1775-1789), Women, Participation, Female, History Of...
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by Cornwell, Patricia Daniels
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Topics: United States. Dept. of Defense, Scarpetta, Kay (Fictitious character), Medical examiners (Law),...
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by Henderson, Dee
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Women are turning up dead. And Lisa O'Malley digging into a crime means trouble is soon to follow. She's a forensic pathologist and mysteries are her domain. Book number three in the O'Malley series brings back Lisa O'Malley and U.S. Marshal Quinn Diamond from The Guardian in a tense investigative thriller. She's not a believer, and her journey toward faith is a fascinating look at how a forensic pathologist views the Resurrection. Quinn has found loving her is easier than keeping her safe....
Topics: United States marshals, Serial murders, O'Malley family (Fictitious characters : Henderson),...
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by Mason, Robert, 1942-
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Reprint. Originally published: New York : Viking, 1983
Topics: Mason, Robert, 1942-, United States. Army, Vietnam War, 1961-1975, Vietnam War, 1961-1975,...
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Presents a collection of tales of danger, hardship, and adventure in the Old West
Topics: Short stories, L'amour, Louis - Prose & Criticism, Fiction, Fiction - Western, Westerns - Louis...
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by Griffin, W. E. B; Butterworth, William E. (William Edmund)
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Topics: Hitler, Adolf, 1889-1945, United States. Office of Strategic Services, Intelligence officers,...
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by Coulter, Catherine
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When FBI agent Dane Carver's twin brother, Father Michael Joseph, is brutally murdered in his San Francisco church, husband-and-wife agents Lacey Sherlock and Dillon Savich take a personal interest in the investigation. Then Nicola "Nick" Jones, a homeless woman and the only witness to the shooting, is scared out of her mind because she's trying to hide from her own monsters-who are drawing closer and closer. The chase goes from San Francisco to the Premiere Studios in Los Angeles and...
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Sherlock, Lacey (Fictitious character), Savich,...
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by Richard D. Winters
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Topics: Winters, Richard D, United States. Army. Parachute Infantry Regiment, 506th. Company E -- History,...
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by Pamela Paul
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Topics: Sociology, Pornography, Social Science, Social aspects, United States, Social Science /...
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by William E. Butterworth (W.E.B.) Griffin
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, United States -- History,...
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by Miller, Linda Lael; Copyright Paperback Collection (Library of Congress) DLC
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Topics: Brothers, United States marshals
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by Griffin, W. E. B
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Extraordinary challenges face the Marines in Korea. It is the fall of 1950. The Marines have made a pivotal breakthrough at Inchon, but a roller coaster awaits them
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, Korean War, 1950-1953
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by Weis, Margaret; Hickman, Tracy
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On steamy Pryan, never-ending sunlight and plentiful rain have created a jungle so vast that humans and elves dwell high in the trees and only dwarves live anywhere near the ground. From the treetops the aristocratic elves sell weapons to the other races, whose incessant warfare sends a steady steam of profits and essential resources skyward. Now, generations of dissent and race hatred will not heal -- not even under the threat of annihilation at the hands of legendary Titans. Armed with little...
Topics: Death Gate Universe (Imaginary place), English fiction, United States
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by Jason Moss
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Topics: Moss, Jason, Gacy, John Wayne, Serial murderers -- United States -- Psychology, College students --...
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by King, Stephen, 1947-
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Topics: English fiction, United States
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 519-532) and index
Topics: Politics History,1945-, United States
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by Dossie Easton
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Topics: Non-monogamous relationships -- United States, Free love -- United States, Sexual ethics -- United...
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by Griffin, W. E. B; Butterworth, William E., ((William Edmund).)
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Charlie Castillo's secret unit has been disbanded, but that doesn't mean he's out of business. A FedEx package arrives, bearing photos of barrels containing some of the most dangerous biohazard materials on Earth, all of which were supposed to have been destroyed during a raid on a secret Russian factory in the Congo. Who has them, and what do they want? Castillo has a feeling he's not going to like the answers
Topics: United States Army Delta Force, Undercover Operations
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by McNaught, Judith
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"First Pocket Books paperback printing July 1999"--T.p. verso
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Policewomen, Undercover operations, Money...
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by Vincent Bugliosi
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Topics: Kennedy, John F. -- 1917-1963 -- Assassination., Oswald, Lee Harvey., Conspiracies -- United States.
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by Homer H. Hickam
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Topics: Hickam, Homer H., 1943-, Aerospace engineers -- United States -- Biography
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by Appleby, Joyce Oldham; Hunt, Lynn, 1945-; Jacob, Margaret C., 1943-
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Includes bibliographical references and index
Topics: History, Geschiedschrijving, Objectiviteit, Postmodernisme, Histoire, Historiographie, History,...
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by Griffin, W. E. B; Butterworth, William E. (William Edmund)
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The year is 1943, and Argentina is officially neutral, but crawling with every kind of spy, sympathizer, and military official imaginable. The hero is Cletus Frade, a Marine pilot recruited by the OSS, with strong family ties to Argentina, and a lot on his hands. OSS chief Wild Bill Donovan has asked him to set up his own official-but-really-OSS airline in Argentina, using "loaned" Lockheed Lodestars and Constellations. Of even more concern are two interwoven German operations: a...
Topics: United States. Marine Corps, United States. Marine Corps, World War, 1939-1945
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by Welch, Jack, 1935-; Byrne, John A
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Includes index
Topics: Welch, Jack, 1935-, Welch, Jack, 1935-, Welch, Jack (John Francis), 1935-, General Electric...
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by Powell, Colin L; Persico, Joseph E
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From the son of immigrant parents in Harlem to commander of Desert Storm, Colin Powell himself tells the story of his life that has come to embody the American dream.
Topics: United States. -- Army -- Biography., African-Americans -- Autobiography., Powell, Colin., Generals...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 189-232) and index
Topics: United States. Army, Confederate States of America. Army, Soldiers, Combat, Soldaten, Amerikaanse...
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by Frances Stonor Saunders
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency -- Influence, Politics and culture -- United States,...
Includes bibliographical references (pages 239-242)
Topics: Murray, James Augustus Henry, -- Sir, -- 1837-1915 -- Friends and associates, Minor, William...
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by Pike, Christopher, 1961-
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"A Tom Doherty Associates book."
Topic: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation
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xiii, 306 pages ; 24 cm
Topics: Chambers, John, 1949-, Chambers, John, 1949-, Cisco Systems, Inc -- History, Cisco Systems, Inc,...
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by Brockmann, Suzanne
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The admiral's bride (1999) -- Identity: Unknown (2000)
Topics: United States. Navy. SEALs, United States. Navy. SEALs, Man-woman relationships, Women scientists,...
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by Wallace, David Foster
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Topic: United States -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Fiction.
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by Nordhoff, Charles, 1887-1947; Hall, James Norman, 1887-1951, jt. auth
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Topics: United States. Army. Aero Squadron, 103d, World War, 1914-1918
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by Melton, H. Keith (Harold Keith), 1944-; Wallace, Robert
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 245-248)
Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Project MKULTRA, Espionage, American, Intelligence...
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by Broadrick, Annette
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America's Publisher of Contemporary Romance
Topics: Non-Classifiable, Romance - General, Fiction, Fiction - Romance, Romance: Regency, United States....
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Nancy Drew sets out to prove that her father's client was unjustly accused of trying to sabotage the United States space program
Topics: United States. National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Drew, Nancy (Fictitious character),...
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"An Atlantic Monthly Press book."
Topics: United States. Constitutional Convention (1787), ASAMBLEAS CONSTITUYENTES, Grondwetgevende...
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by Coulter, Catherine; Coulter, Catherine. Maze
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The Cove -- The maze
Topics: United States. Federal Bureau of Investigation, Savich, Dillon (Fictitious character), Sherlock,...
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Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (p. 322-340)
Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Intelligence service, Military intelligence
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by Grisham, John
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Published in March, 1991, The Firm was hailed by reviewers, booksellers, and readers alike, and soon became the number one bestseller across America. Now comes Grisham's equally gripping new novel: and unforgettable story that begins with the simultaneous assassinations of two Supreme Court justices
Topics: United States. Supreme Court, United States. Supreme Court, Detective and mystery stories,...
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by Doug Stanton
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Topics: United States. -- Army. -- Special Forces -- History -- 21st century, Afghan War, 2001- -- Cavalry...
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Includes index
Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, États-Unis. Central Intelligence Agency, USA, Geheime...
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by Foote, Shelby
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Includes bibliographies and indexes
Topic: United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865
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by Felix, Christopher
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Topics: United States. Central Intelligence Agency, Espionage, Spies, Intelligence service
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by Tony Horwitz
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Topics: History: American, Journeys, History - General History, Customs & Traditions, United States,...
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Prologue: Sustaining truths -- Obstructed giant -- Children of the twice-born -- Beginnings: from the top down -- Stamp Act crisis -- Response -- Selden's penny -- Chance and Charles Townshend -- Boston takes the lead -- "Bastards of England" -- Drift -- Resolution -- War -- "Half a war" -- Independence -- War of posts -- War of maneuver -- Revolution becomes a European war -- War in the South -- "Fugitive war" -- Inside the campaigns -- Outside the campaigns --...
Topics: American Revolution (1775-1783), Confederation of the United States (1783-1789), Amerikaanse...
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 247-260) and index
Topics: Polarization (Social sciences), Democracy, Elite (Social sciences), Populism, Democracia, Elites...
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by William E. Butterworth (W.E.B.) Griffin
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Topics: United States. Marine Corps -- Fiction, World War, 1939-1945 -- Fiction, United States -- History,...
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by Brown, Dan, 1964- aut
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Portret avtorja na notranjosti ovoja
Topics: United States. National Security Agency, Computer security, Ameriska knjizevnost
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by Baldacci, David
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From the Publisher: Oliver Stone and his Camel Club are in a race to stop a man who is determined to auction off America to the highest bidder: Roger Seagraves is selling America to her enemies, one devastating secret at a time. On a local level, Annabelle Conroy, the most gifted con artist of her generation, is becoming a bit of a Robin Hood as she plots a monumental scam against one of the most ruthless businessmen on earth. As the killings on both fronts mount, the Camel Club fights the most...
Topics: United States. Congress. House, Library of Congress, Secret societies, Legislators, Conspiracies,...
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by John Douglas
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Topics: Rader, Dennis, -- 1945-, Douglas, John, -- 1945-, United States -- Federal Bureau of Investigation...